Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT) Vs. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE): Which Is Slowing Down?

1 analysts out of 9 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT) as a Buy, while 4 see it as a Sell. The rest 4 describe it as a Hold. SKT stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $20.24. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $20.06. Analysts have set SKT’s consensus price at $21.41, effectively giving it a 6.15% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $27 (up 33.86% from current price levels).

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter SKT will have an EPS of $0.57, suggesting a -5% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $0.55. It means that there could be a -8.33% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -8.87% to about $2.26. As for the coming year, growth will be about -0.44%, lifting earnings to $2.25. RSI after the last trading period was 40.76. SKT recorded a change of -1.71% over the past week and returned -8.36% over the last three months while the SKT stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -3.03%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -0.25%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -7.18% while the shares have moved -10.91% for the past 12 months.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT) currently trades at $20.17, which is lower by -0.15% its previous price. It has a total of 92.8 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.36. The company’s stock volume rose to 1.27 million, better than 1.25 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -1.71% in its price means SKT is now -0.25% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43523.83 since its $24.91 52-week high price recorded on 20th of August 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -10.91 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $0.420000000000002 above the 52 week low of $19.75 set on 20th of March 2019.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT)’s EPS was $0.64 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.68. That means that its growth in general now stands at -6%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.62 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 3%. SKT December quarter revenue was $124.03 million, compared to $126.49 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -2% growth rate. The company’s $-2.46 million revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) shares appreciated 0.59% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 0.26%. ARE’s price now at $144.35 is greater than the 50-day average of $138.37. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $127.46 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 111.31 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 112.07 million. The company’s management holds a total of 1.4%, while institutional investors hold about 0% of the remaining shares. ARE share price finished last trade 1.35% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 13.34%, while closing the session with 4.51% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE) shares were last observed trading -0.08% down since April 08, 2019 when the peak of $144.46 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 1.76% puts ARE performance for the year now at 25.26%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 32.38%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 15.75% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $141.84 and $143.1. The immediate resistance area is now $144.98 Williams’s %R (14) for ARE moved to 2.71 while the stochastic %K points at 86.14.

ARE’s beta is 0.95; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $3.48 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $260.1 million, which was 14% versus $228.02 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $1.68 compared to $1.53 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 10% year-over-year earnings per share growth. ARE’s ROA is 2.6%, lower than the 3.81% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 2.73%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) are around $1.67 per share in three months through March with $1.72 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 3.09% and 4.88%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 5.45%, the target being $6.96 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 5.46%, more likely to see it hit the $7.34 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 27.4%. ARE ranks lower in comparison to an average of 58.03% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 31.71%.